Iyad Rimawi - One Night at Dubai Opera
Talented composer and inspiring musician Iyad Rimawi is back at Dubai Opera with a spectacular live concert, "One Night at Dubai Opera", on 15 October 2022.
After his sold-out performances of his acclaimed concert"Love Letters from Damascus" at Dubai Opera, DWTC and his special participation at EXPO Dubai 2020, Iyad and his Orchestra are coming again to Dubai this October for "One Night at Dubai Opera" Concert which will be a memorable musical evening that is never to be missed.
Iyad Rimawi is a Syrian music composer, songwriter, and producer. In 2012, he was the first Arab artist to sign with Sony Music Middle East, and his album "Tales from Damascus" reached number two on the Virgin Megastore Middle East best-selling albums charts. In 2018, his album "Silence in Syria" topped the Virgin Middle East best-selling albums charts.
Iyad Rimawi's views reached 80 million, as his songs are very famous in the Arab World.
Iyad is best known for his soundtracks for several TV series, such as Nadam and Al Arraab. Rimawi was born and raised in Damascus, Syria and graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of Damascus University. He began playing the guitar at 12, and at 14, he began composing his own music. While studying, he formed more than one band which played folk, pop, rock and oriental genres.
In 1995, he formed the famous pioneering Syrian band "Kulna sawa" with five other members. The band signed with EMI music and had several hit songs that gained them wide popularity in the Arab world. With Kulna Sawa, Rimawi toured the Middle East, Europe, and the USA, where they received an award for peace after their performance at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Join us as we listen to the melodies of Iyad, which feature a unique fusion of oriental and classical elements with modern vibes and band elements.